Red Cross First Aid and CPR Training; All Levels

Red Cross First Aid and CPR training; All Levels:

All Red Cross Courses are taught by an accredited Red Cross Instructor
All of our instructors have a background in Emergency Medicine
All Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid and CPR Levels  comply with both federal and provincial occupational health and safety legislation. 

Emergency First Aid/CPR Levels A, B & C

Emergency First Aid
Duration: 6.5–8 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Instructor                 
Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements    
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification    
3-year certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification    
Where provincialnlegislation allows; 4–6 hours; includes CPR Level C

Course Content            

> Preparing to respond
> The EMS system
> Check, Call, Care
> Airway emergencies
> Breathing and circulation emergencies
> First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
> Wound care

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials            
Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation) Duration: 6.5–8 hours (7–8 hours in Ontario). Flexible scheduling options.

Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Instructor                 
Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements    

Standard First Aid/CPR Levels A, B & C

Standard First Aid & CPR

Duration: 14–16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Standard first aid cpr

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Instructor
Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade exam

Certification
3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification
6-8 hours; includes CPR Level C, adheres to local legislation

Course Content
> Preparing to respond
> The EMS system
> Check, Call, Care
> Airway emergencies
> Breathing and circulation emergencies
> First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
> Wound care
> Head and spine injuries
> Bone, muscle and joint injuries
> Sudden medical emergencies
> Environmental emergencies
> Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Material
Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate

 

 

Red Cross Oxygen Administration Instructor Certified

Oxygen Administration Course
Duration: 6 hours

This course teaches how to operate various oxygen devices as well as how to respond and treat respiratory emergencies. The course is for those who are required to use oxygen in the workplace including lifeguards, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, etc.

Instructor    
Red Cross Oxygen Administration Instructor
First Aid Instructor who holds Oxygen Administration certification

Prerequisite    
CPR Level HCP

Completion Requirements    
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification    
3-year certification in Oxygen Administration

Recertification  
Not available

Course Content

  • Breathing devices and suction
  • Resuscitation masks
  • Bag-valve-masks (BVM) Adult, Child, and Baby
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Delivery devices

Take-Home Materials            

Red Cross Oxygen Administration Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate

 

Automated External Defibrillator Training

CPR/AED
Duration: Dependent on level.

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the latest CPR guidelines.

Instructor                 
Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements    
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on exam

Certification    
3-year certification in CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification    
Level A: not available; Level C : 4 hours;  Level HCP: 5 hours

Course Content           
Level A

> The First Aider’s Role
> Check, Call, Care
> H.A.IN.E.S. Recovery Position
> Choking—Adult
> Assisting with Medications
> Angina and Heart Attack
> Stroke
> CPR—Adult
> Deadly Bleeding

Level C

> Level A content
> Choking—child and baby
> CPR—child and baby

Level HCP

> Level C content
> Jaw thrust
> Pulse check
> Rescue breathing—adult, child, and baby
> BVM—adult, child, and baby
> Two-rescuer CPR—adult, child, baby

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials            
Red Cross CPR/AED Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate

Child Care Standard First Aid/CPR B

Standard Child Care First Aid & CPR

Standard Child Care First Aid CPR B
Duration: 16–20 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Designed for those in the early childhood education industry or those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies involving children and babies. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Instructor                 
Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements    
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on exam

Certification    
3-year certification in Standard Child Care First Aid, CPR Level B, and AED

Recertification    
8–9 hours

Course Content            

> Preparing to respond
> The EMS system
> Check, Call, Care
> Airway emergencies
> Breathing and circulation emergencies
> First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
> Head and spine injuries
> Severe allergic reactions
> Bone, muscle and joint injuries
> Wound care
> Sudden medical emergencies
> Environmental emergencies
> Poisons
> Childhood illnesses
> Keeping children safe

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials            

Red Cross Child Care First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate

People Savers; Levels 1-4 (training for grades 1-6)

PeopleSavers First Aid Courses
Duration: Level 1: 1 hour; Level 2: 2 hours;
Level 3: 3 hours; Level 4: 4 hours

People savers

A four-level program developed by the Canadian Red Cross to teach safety awareness and first aid skills to elementary school-aged children. Lessons taught by the PeopleSavers Facilitator are supported by colouring workbooks for each level. Participants follow the PeopleSavers character for each level through a variety of everyday situations that are potentially dangerous and they learn to check for safety, call for help, and care for an injured person. The PeopleSavers mascot is always there to reinforce the safety message: “Prepare! Stay Safe! Survive!”

Instructor
Red Cross PeopleSavers Facilitator or Red Cross First Aid Instructor/Instructor Trainer

Prerequisite
Level 1: Ages 5-6
Level 2: Ages 6-8
Level 3: Ages 8-10
Level 4: Ages 10-12

Course Content    

> Canadian Red Cross
> I am a PeopleSaver
> Check for Safety
> Call for Help
> Care for a Person

Take-Home Material
PeopleSavers Workbook

Heart and Stroke Basic Cardiac Life Support for Health Care Providers

Heart & Stroke
BLS for Health Care Provider C

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) (C) is a classroom course that is designed to teach a variety of healthcare professionals how to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, how to provide CPR, how to use an AED and how to relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Target Group
This course is for healthcare professionals who must know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a range of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

BLS Course Content
> Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 Guidelines for CPR and ECC(Emergency Cardiac Care)

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The Chain of SurvivalTM
  • One-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Two-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway

Approximate Course Length: 4.5 hours

Approximate course length for renewal course: 4 hours

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider (C) course completion card.

CPR Courses

CPR/AED
Duration: Dependent on level.

Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the latest CPR guidelines.

Instructor                 
Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements    
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on exam

Certification    
3-year certification in CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification    
Level A: not available; Level C : 4 hours;  Level HCP: 5 hours

Course Content           
Level A

> The First Aider’s Role
> Check, Call, Care
> H.A.IN.E.S. Recovery Position
> Choking—Adult
> Assisting with Medications
> Angina and Heart Attack
> Stroke
> CPR—Adult
> Deadly Bleeding

Level C

> Level A content
> Choking—child and baby
> CPR—child and baby

Level HCP

> Level C content
> Jaw thrust
> Pulse check
> Rescue breathing—adult, child, and baby
> BVM—adult, child, and baby
> Two-rescuer CPR—adult, child, baby

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials            
Red Cross CPR/AED Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate

People Savers

Events:

  • Monthly Standard First and CPR courses
  • Monthly Recertification Courses
  • Monthly Heart and Stroke
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • CPR courses for Health Care Providers